4. April 16, 2011
Falling with Mubarak, the National Democratic Party (NDP), Egypt’s most powerful and leading political party was disbanded by the court. All of its assets were given to the state. The party had existed since 1978.
6. June 19, 2012
Enter the Muslim Brotherhood, a controversial Islamic organization that has been around since the 1920s. They are the main political opposition to most Arab nations and on this day protest in Cairo against the SCAF’s abuse of power.
9. Now, August, 2013
In a backlash against the military acting as government during Egypt’s second interim of transitioning presidency, Morsi supporters riot. Figurehead president (temporary president) Adli Mansour has just declared a state of emergency for the entire month- a rule that had been overthrown and fought against during Mubarak’s presidency- in addition to removing any restrictions for the police. A 7 p.m. curfew has been instated on most all of Egypt including their trains and public transportation, banks and businesses are closed at this time as well. With the Muslim Brotherhood encouraging protesters to take action the death toll as of August 15 is estimated at upwards of 500.
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